Facilities & access


  • Tea-room - seasonal menus, cream teas, homemade cakes
  • Gift shop
  • Free parking, 50 yards to Visitor Centre, 200 yards to castle. Short, steep hill from Visitor Centre to castle and garden. One-way system on driveway, follow signs to entrance

Family & children

  • Family activity rooms
  • Children's play area
  • Giant-sized family games in the garden


  • Mobility parking for blue badge holders
  • Adapted toilet at visitor reception and castle courtyard
  • Stairclimber in the State rooms
  • Building - access restricted to one wheelchair user at any one time
  • Grounds - three wheelchairs available, booking advisable